Live Event Paintings

I paint oil paintings, live, at wedding receptions and events, anywhere in the world. Click my profile to find my email, or call (206) 382-7413.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Live Painting at Northwest Corks and Crush Auction, 2014

Live Painting at Northwest Corks and Crush Auction, 2014
Northwest Corks and Crush is a benefit for the Good Samaritan Foundation, of Good Samaritan Hospital  in Puyallup, Washington. As I always do when I paint at auctions, I painted the scene during the silent auction and cocktail hour. Then during the live auction, I carried the painting onstage and did my best Vanna White impression as the bid paddles were raised. Then afterwards, the couple who bought the painting met me at my easel, where I painted them standing next to this lovely 1956 Cadillac Eldorado.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Aboard the MV Skansonia Again

A live oil painting on the MV Skansonia, a retired Washington State Ferry
Having been invited to paint at not one, but two tastings of the baking and catering offerings aboard the MV Skansonia, I did this painting from the same spot, but looking the other way. I’m afraid I can’t tell whether this is port or starboard, because on reversible direction ferry boats, both ends serve as the front of the boat. On an east-west route, one end of the vessel is designated simply as the west end, and the other, east. This painting looks to the east, mid-ship on the north side. For a description of the history of this ferry boat cum wedding venue, see my last post.  
One can certainly see the attraction of getting married on this old Puget Sound commuter carrier. I, for one, would love to live here. I guess I’ll have to settle for doing the occasional live painting of her festive events.